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The Civil War battlefield guide

Author: Frances H Kennedy; Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The battlefields of the Civil War are among the most evocative places in the American landscape. "Today you can stand at ... Antietam, at the edge of what is still a farm field, amd visualize the waves of infantry, feel the urgency, capture for a moment the meaning of how that day changed our nation's history. The land is there as it was, and for a few minutes you are part of that terrible day, part of history."
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances H Kennedy; Conservation Fund (Arlington, Va.)
ISBN: 0395740126 9780395740125
OCLC Number: 39108553
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 495 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Fort Sumter, South Carolina / J.M. McPherson --
First Manassas, Virginia / W.G. Robertson --
Wilson's Creek, Missouri / R.W. Hatcher --
Fort Donelson, Tennessee / J.Y. Simon --
Pea Ridge, Arkansas / W.L. Shea and E.J. Hess --
Glorieta, New Mexico / D.E. Alberts --
Shiloh, Tennessee / G.A. Reaves --
Fort Pulaski, Georgia / D.A. Brown --
Mapping the Civil War / R.W. Stephenson --
The 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Virginia / J.I. Roberston --
McDowell, Virginia / R.G. Tanner --
Cross Keys, Virginia / D.C. Pfanz --
Port Republic, Virginia / D.C. Pfanz --
The Seven Days Campaign, Virginia / H. Hattaway --
Gaines' Mill, Virginia / M.J. Andrus --
Malvern Hill, Virginia / M.D. Litterst --
Cedar Mountain, Virginia / R.K. Krick --
Second Manassas, Virginia / J. Hennessy --
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia / D.E. Frye --
Antietam, Maryland / S.W. Sears --
Corinth, Mississippi / G.A. Reaves --
A Civil War legacy / W.H. Webster --
Perryville, Kentucky / P. Hawke --
Fredericksburg, Virginia / A.W. Greene --
Stones River, Tennessee / G. McWhiney --
Chancellorsville, Virginia / R.K. Krick --
Brandy Station, Virginia / C.B. Hall --
Preserving Civil War battlefields / J. Heinz --
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania / H.W. Pfanz --
The Gettysburg Address / A. Lincoln --
The Vickburg Campaign and siege, Mississippi / E.C. Bearss --
Port Gibson, Mississippi / E.C. Bearss --
Raymond, Mississippi / E.C. Bearss --
Champion Hill, Mississippi / E.C. Bearss --
Port Hudson, Louisiana / L.L. Hewitt --
Chickamauga, Georgia / W.G. Robertson --
Chattanooga, Tennessee / C.P. Roland --
The Red River Campaign, Louisiana / L.H. Johnson --
Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana / A.W. Bergeron --
Hallowed ground / S. Nunn. The Atlanta Campaign, Georgia / J. Luvaas --
Rocky Face Ridge and Resaca, Georgia / J. Luvaas --
New Hope Church, Pickett's Mill, and Dallas, Georgia / J. Luvaas --
Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia / J. Luvaas --
Brices Cross Roads, Mississippi / E.C. Bearss --
Tupelo, Mississippi / F.A. Dennis --
Cloyd's Mountain, Virginia / J.I. Robertson --
The Wilderness, Virginia / N.A. Trudeau --
Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia / W.D. Matter --
North Anna River, Virginia / J.M. Miller --
Cold Harbor, Virginia / R.J. Sommers --
The staff ride and Civil War battlefields / W.A. Stofft --
The 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
New Market, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
Piedmont, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
Monocacy, Maryland / G.W. Gallagher --
Second Kearnstown, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
Fisher's Hill, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
Cedar Creek, Virginia / J.W.A. Whitehorne --
The Petersburg Campaign and siege, Virginia / C.M. Calkins --
Reams Station, Virginia / C.M. Calkins --
"Making free" : African Americans and the Civil War / J.O. Horton --
New Market Heights, Virginia / W.W. Gwaltney --
Bentonville, North Carolina / J.G. Barrett --
Five Forks, Virginia / C.M. Calkins --
Sailor's Creek, Virginia / C.M. Calkins --
Appomattox Court House, Virginia / W.C. Davis.
Responsibility: the Conservation Fund ; Frances H. Kennedy, editor.
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The battlefields of the Civil War are among the most evocative places in the American landscape. "Today you can stand at ... Antietam, at the edge of what is still a farm field, amd visualize the waves of infantry, feel the urgency, capture for a moment the meaning of how that day changed our nation's history. The land is there as it was, and for a few minutes you are part of that terrible day, part of history."

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